October 5, 2009 – Hour 1

Ardipithecus Ramidus is the oldest, most complete fossil that may shed more light on the origins and evolution of man. Ann Gibbons, Science Magazine contributing correspondent and author of The First Human: the Race to Discover Our Earliest Ancestors, brings Marc and Anthony up to date on how "Ardi" is impacting our understanding of apes and man.

Next, Marc and Anthony are joined by Karl Frisch, Senior Fellow at Media Matters to discuss the latest controversy introduced by the right wing involving Kevin Jennings, President Obama’s selection as Assistant Deputy Secretary for Safe and Drug-Free Schools.